Phoenix UUs know pain, fear of deportation

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Geraldine and Tiffany Mendez (©Nancy Pierce)

During the Saturday afternoon plenary the General Assembly heard from Isabel Chairez, a Phoenix resident who spent three months in a Maricopa County jail last year while pregnant….

Read More

Opening Ceremony ends with outdoor rally

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Opening Ceremony of the Justice General Assembly spilled out onto the streets of Phoenix, Ariz., Wednesday night, as hundreds of Unitarian Universalists processed from the Convention Center…

Read More

2012 General Assembly photos from UU World

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Arizona congregations march in the Banner Parade

[miniflickr photoset_id=72157630209322392&sortby=date-posted-desc&per_page=9] View UU World’s General Assembly photographs on Flickr.

Read More

Social media, on the way to ‘Justice GA’

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
General Assembly banners, Phoenix, Ariz. (©Nancy Pierce)

UU World is monitoring social media about General Assembly, and using Storify to curate some of that media. Here is a sampling of what people are blogging and…

Read More

Witness and worship on tap at Justice GA

Monday, June 18, 2012
UUA President Peter Morales, 2011 General Assembly

General Assembly 2012, the long-awaited “Justice GA,” is here. Unitarian Universalists will converge in Phoenix, Ariz., June 20 for five days of social justice education, witnessing, and worship….

Read More

Responsive resolutions approved at GA 2011

Sunday, June 26, 2011

[Corrected 7.6.11:] As a final act, GA delegates approved three responsive resolutions at the close of the Sunday afternoon business session and reaffirmed a responsive resolution approved last…

Read More

Delegates vote to eliminate AIWs at 2012 Justice GA

Sunday, June 26, 2011

After impassioned debate on the future of Actions of Immediate Witness at Unitarian Universalist Association General Assemblies, delegates overwhelmingly voted in favor of a bylaw amendment that would…

Read More

Morales: Our most important product must be ‘acts of love’

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Before the Rev. Peter Morales, president of the UUA, began his report to the General Assembly on Saturday, he held up a copy of today’s local newspaper with…

Read More

Phoenix GA: ‘Awaken the moral conscience of our country’

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A good part of Saturday afternoon’s plenary was devoted to a discussion about what General Assembly 2012 in Phoenix might be like. Bottom line: a task force has…

Read More

Board seeks input on 2012 Justice GA

Friday, June 24, 2011

The Unitarian Universalist Association Board of Trustees held a workshop Friday afternoon inviting people to share their concerns and ideas for the 2012 Justice General Assembly in Phoenix,…

Read More

Young adults see next year’s GA as pivotal event

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Young adults at General Assembly from UU World on Vimeo. It’s day two of General Assembly! This morning I talked with Hilary Allen and Greg Buckland about their…

Read More

Passed: Youth Caucus vision of 2012 General Assembly

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

In the scramble to wrap up our coverage of the 2010 General Assembly, UU World published reports on three of the four proposed Responsive Resolutions presented during Sunday…

Read More

UUA board, president seek common ground on Ariz.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The pre-GA meeting of the UUA Board of Trustees in Minneapolis started off with a tense and sometimes emotional discussion about the nature of the relationship between the…

Read More